Historic vacation home on St. Simons Island, Georgia with private pool and garden. Six bedrooms sleep up to 16 with extra daybeds & trundles for kids. Spacious dining room and living room work well for family meals prepared in professional grade kitchen and big outdoor grill. Yard big enough for golf putting, or family tournaments of badminton or bocce ball. Easy stroll to the beach, the fishing pier, the historic lighthouse, or the village shops and restaurants. Great base for day trips to Savannah, Jekyll Island, or the Okefenokee Swamp. Weekend and weekly rentals available year-round. Featured in Coastal Living magazine and listed on The National Register of Historic Places.

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Strachan Carriage HouseGuest Comments
  • "Our three generation family spent a wonderful five days over Thanksgiving at The Strachan Carriage House. We could not have been at a more comfortable, convenient and historic location. Many wonderful meals were prepared in the kitchen – very easy. We walked the beach, main street, and the lighthouse. The third generation cousins will have so many memories of this family reunion."

    -Familiy gathered from FL, TN, AL, GA, and Nebraska

  • "Happy New Year! Eleven of our family spent a relaxing week here during the holidays with lots of laughs, great excursions and really good food. ..We embraced the close proximity to town and the water. .. We even ventured to Savannah for a night. Playing games in the evenings brought us all closer and bonded generations of ages from 17 to 75! The people in St. Simons are some of the friendliest we’ve ever met on our many travels! "

    -Guests from FL, WI, and France

  • "We had a wonderful 30th birthday celebration in your welcoming home. My son & his family and friends are ready to do it again soon. Thank you for sharing it all with us!"

    -The Harters, Jacksonville, FL

  • "We had a great 50th wedding anniversary, thanks to Strachan Carriage House – which comfortably accommodated our family of eleven including my wife and I, three children and four grandchildren. The location is great and there was much to do resulting in the week going by too quickly. Thanks for sharing your wonderful home with us."

    -Grandparents in Florida; family from Texas

  • "What another wonderful time! We found our laughing place, our happy place, and our peaceful place. Making family memories and enjoying a home away from home. Many thanks!......Thank you again for another wonderful vacation! I’ve been in the wonderful carriage house for 10 days and really hate to leave in the morning. But I’m refreshed and renewed and ready for anything now!"

    -Family descendants of Joel Chandler Harris, Georgia author of Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit Tales

  • "We were a bit concerned about a family vacation in an historic landmark, but this is a beautifully livable house.  Cooking was a pleasure in the best equipped kitchen we’ve ever had, and we’ve had 20 years of experience.  It was as if our hostess had anticipated every need!"

    -The Hall/Sweets Family, Ky, Tn, Va, Ga, & NC

  • "This Christmas holiday will be one our family will cherish forever. Thank you for opening up your home so that we could celebrate the 50th anniversary of our parents. This was a once time opportunity for us to gather together for a few days and forget about the worries of our families small business."

    -The Peterman Family from Carlisle, PA

  • "The Strachan Carriage House was the site for a wonderful celebration: 14 strong the Foleys, Groves & Greenwalds gathered to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nana and Bucky – it was a time of fun & celebration – this beautiful house was as comfortable as home, everything at our fingertips, location, location, location – amazing!

    Beaching, fishing, golfing and a grand celebration at the Jekyll Island Club were part of our adventure.

    Anyone lucky enough to discover this wonderful house will have memories for a lifetime."

    -The Foleys, Groves & Greenwalds

  • "A perfect getaway for a family of multiple interests! Watched the Olympics with all eyes on Michael Phelps! We enjoyed the golf, downtown, pool, and beaches. Great relaxation, and family bonding. Thanks for a great time."

    -Family from Texas

  • "The pool was phenomenal, as our week was a scorcher! Visiting the beaches, walks into town, and SHOPPING, were fun. We even had to sleep with the lights on after being spooked by the wonderful stories on the lighthouse ghost tour ….a must tour!"

    -Grandparents from Florida brought together their kids and grandchildren from Illinios, Wisconsin, and New Jersey.